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n.1.A thin spheroidal glass retort or flask, used in the sublimation of camphor.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Besides unburying the relics of a millenary tradition through images, this description also does so through language, that is to say by naming the words that record a lost civilization of which the "giara" is a powerful emblem: "scifo anfora olpe ariballo, mafara lemmo bombolo Quarta, lumera della notte matrangela bianca.